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the heat will fill them. this weekend was spectacular. people were telling me how unusual it was. such nice weather. a starting off at 71 degrees. you'll feel the humidity when you step outside, 87%. we are expecting temperatures to climb, and at least to the 90's. 93 in baltimore. increasing clouds towards the afternoon. storms hold off until we get to the night. this is a new tropical system. bret will be coming up the east coast but away from iit. we'll tell you where bret is heading. >> one accident at baltimore and gay streets. possible delays. reisterstown road and patterson avenue appeared we have some
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fire activity. most of the artscape closures will reopen around 6:00 a.m. this morning. mount royal will reopen tomorrow. one more day of closures along mount royal. doing well on 95 coming out of the northeast. the j.f.x. running smoothly into town. this is the west side, and off ramps from southbound 795. this is 95 coming out of white marsh. no delays down towards the fort mchenry. harbor tunnel traffic looks good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> and incense search the police said robbed and les four convenience stores. >> this stretches from harford to baltimore county. police did not have specific description of the gunmen.
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the allies can be stored crime spree started in harford county on bel air south parkway just before 11:00 p.m. on saturday. a man demanded money but the clerk activated an alarm. the suspect ran out of the store without cash. police say the guy goes into an exxon. the employee opened the cash register. the employee was shot into his chest. in baltimore county, a man is robbed at gunpoint. another incident in dundalk. these incidents may be related to the bel air stickups. >> it is not good. hopefully everybody keeps an eye out and try to do that. >> as for the clerk who was
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shot, he is expected to be ok. police investigating a possible robbery at the patapsco light rail stop. police responded to west patapsco avenue to find a man with cuts on his shoulder. a bus drop-off a second victim with cuts on his chest. >> we know the identity of the men killed in a small plane crashed. dayton say james was killed. the pilot was in critical condition. the glider crashed shortly after takeoff when it became disconnected from the telling plane. -- towing plane. a car hit a teenager last
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tuesday as she and a friend crossed ritchie highway. sean snyder was seriously injured. no charges have been filed against the driver. >> the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been reinstated. the pentagon says homosexual marriages will not be recognized by the military. the defense's marriage that prohibits them from extending those benefits to gay couples. students may be required to take history lessons in public schools in california. it is getting some mixed reviews. >> our committee has been censored in the history books. gays and lesbians have been left
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out. >> we have some elementary school aged kids and what not quite understand. once kids are old enough to understand about sexual preference and, maybe that would be appropriate. >> it is up to the school districts to apply the requirements. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make this part of the curriculum? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> the new week begins with a nother look at the debt and deficits. congressional leaders have not agreed on a plan to raise the debt limit. kate amara has more. >> the house and senate give back to work today. lawmakers head into another work
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of debt negotiations, sounded confident the u.s. will not the fadefault on august 2. >> we cannot defaults on america's debt. >> the country will not default. >> stalemate has yet to be resolved. democrats want to balance spending cuts with new revenue. >> you cannot solve our deficit without cutting spending. you cannot solve it without asking the wealthiest americans to pay their fair share. >> republicans are not going to agree to do anything that will harm our economy. harm the ecol nomy. >> the majority leader is recognized. >> leaders from both parties
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continue to work on a backup plan. the compromise would give president obama the power to raise the borrowing limit. >> what they are working on it would provide a major reason for extending the debt and providing a joint committee to take action on the deficit. >> the treasury has warned unless the debt ceiling is raised by august 2, the on itsent will to fall default obligation. kate amara, thanwbal-tv 11 news. >> the woman's response to a tsa agent that landed her in jail accused of sexual assault. >> if this is 50 at 97. things are moving smoothly so far. save them.
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5:09. 78 degrees outside. that is the downtown temperature. we're expecting the heat to increase today. we have been under an area of high pressure. code orange today. it could be unhealthy for sensitive groups, anybody with respiratory problems. the bank will be a problem for everybody played in the week. -- the heat will be a problem. >> two people were killed in a tour bus crash in new york. this happened it southeast of rochester. investigators will interview the drivers and others. 35 others were hurt. thus the challenge from washington, d.c., to niagara falls. a woman as arrested for apparently groping a tsa agents.
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authorities say she grabbed the employee's chest. >> the space shuttle atlantis to an end.coming it carried out tons of food and supplies. astronauts will say goodbye later today. they're aiming for a thursday landing, bring an end to the shuttle erroa. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. how the government is stepping into of consumers with their cell phone plans. >> i was really scared. i was panicking. >> an older brother and jumped into action when his little brother begins choking. >> we're attracting one accident in the city and some fire
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activity. we'll let you know when things will reopen
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we do have a few things to watch for. we have an accident in this city of baltimore street and k streegay street. some are scared closures still in effect. most of them will be gone by 6:00 p.m. -- some artscape closures.
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true that as a major way grommet mount royal -- as you make your way around the mt. laurel cultural district. a problem-free ride around the beltway. 51 miles per hour on the west side. looking good down towards 95 on the south side. 795 looks good out of the owings mills area. this is traffic at old court. this is traffic in the white marsh area. so far so good down towards the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. a smooth commute on the rails. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. we have the 77 bus diverting at edmundson. the 30 bus diverting at edmundson and swann. construction with another buw
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diversion. >> 71 at the airport. 77 at the inner harbor. 74 in and out was. it is warmer to start today. we're seeing an increase in the humidity. we look at the dew points. upper 60's. when you get above 65 degrees, he starts to feel house the meat is outdoors. that is what we're dealing with as we start out the work week. mostly clear skies. clouds will make the wind from the west throughout the day. it will be turning cloudy as a cold front will be making its way from the great lakes. you can see some thunderstorms breaking out across michigan and new york. this will head into our area
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monday night into tuesday. it will not bring a relief to the temperatures. it will get even hotter. this heat will be sliding our way. i want to focus on a weather system. this is tropical storm bret that has formed in the overnight area. he will be heading up towards the north and east. not a concern to the east coast in the current forecast. the wind right now and 45 miles per hour. it will near the outer banks of north carolina at around wednesday morning. there could be some rip currents along the coast. the wind and waves will mostly state of shore. then bret ahead to bermuda. we stay clear for this tropical system. we are in the tropical season.
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mostly sunny and hot and humid. mid 90's. it keeps getting better in the seven-day forecast. near the 100-degree mark as we pushed into friday. a chance for isolated storms monday into tuesday. >> trading in the clunkers. that is a program that truckers are wanted to do. they're offering subsidies to replace older trucks serving in baltimore, philadelphia, and hampton roads. owners of short haul trucks are eligible for discounts on trucks. shoppers believe walmart's low prices may not be the lowest after all.
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consumers feel their prices are not always the lowest. shoppers believe wallboard prices are slightly lower at the grocery store prices. one incorrigibly their prices are significantly lower. that has forced the company to retool their marketing message. a freeze on tax hikes for cell phone plans. the wireless tax fairness act vote. sent for a full flow about 16.3% of the total bill. the wireless industry supports the bill. a date has not been set for full house vote. >> rupert murdoch may be struggling for control of his own media empire. jane king has the business news
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in the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning. some of news corp. independent directors are beginning to question the response to the phone hacking crisis. for maroc is scheduled to testify at a hearing tomorrow about his responsibility for phone hacking. so much of bloomberg's media properties do compete with news corp. the ins representing pilots -- a combined securities less. this government's how pilots will be placed in so-called seniority lists. is the first of six such agreements to be complete those airlines. stock futures looking pretty rough.
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check out prices of gold's. already touching $1,600 an ounce earlier this morning. gold is seen as a safe haven. on friday, we saw gains for energy and tech companies. to put's digest'" looking themselves up for sale. they are asking $1 billion. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> what do have trust in the next hour -- what do you have for us in the next hour? >> casey anthony has been in the news. people speculating about media outlets paying for stories. we shed some light on the response to this. you may be surprised by the fighting. >> there should be interesting. thank you.
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our consumer news continues on our website. you can find out installing solar panels in your home could be less costly. find out where even get a free credit report. we have a list of the latest recalls from vehicles to toys. it is all on a website, >> 71 degrees on tv hill. a story of quick thinking and lots of love. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> in older brother moves fast when his younger brother begins choking. >> boys will be boys. that same goes for 6-year-old clayton who was playing in side went fine went awry. clayton said he could not brief and his lips were starting to change color. >> there were dark belue. >> mom was in the shower. that was at worked -- dad was at work. his brother stepped in to save his life. >> let's try this. >> dillon perform the heimlich .oreovmaneuver
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the marble came out of his mouth. >> i did not want my brother to die. >> the father said helping others is in his son's blood. >> he has three uncles that are firemen. >> the mother is grateful for a fast-acting son to watch over is 6-year-old. >> life can change in a second. seconds >> when a split decision saved a child's life. >> i'm trying not to cry. >> every child to learn how to swim and perform the heimlich maneuver. >> 5:26. 71 degrees on tv hill. a man wanted in seven states is
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wanted. >> casey anthony, a free woman at this point. but what now? >> a cool front is on the way but it will bring storms into the night. temperatures will be warm during the rest of the week. >> a couple of accidents for your morning commute, including one on northbound 97 out of the annapolis arhe
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. ava, we will be cranking up the ac today. >> ghettoes air conditioner is running. you'll need them. we're starting off pretty warm -- get those air conditioner is running.
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we'll see tropical air. into the afternoon, we are expecting temperatures to climb into the 90's across the state. plenty of sunshine to start today. clouds will be increasing. we have the chance for storms tonight. >> thank you. we are tracking one accident northbound on 97 near route 50 in the annapolis region. use extra caution. there could be some delays. this one is wrapping up in the city of baltimore street and bay street. artscape closures remain. mount laurel " royal will remain shut down until tomorrow.
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problem-free on the entire beltway the j.f.x. checking out ok in terms of the delays. this is liberty road. so far so good down towards edmundson. this is traffic near the key bridge. the east side of looking great. problem-free ride. take that to avoid the tunnels. we are problem free at the tunnels as well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the search is on for a man police say is responsible for a two-county armed robbery spree. >> when a clerk was shot. kim dacey has more on the story -- one clerk was shot. >> please to not have a specific description of the gunmen. they're hoping to release a picture from surveillance video later this morning to find the man responsible for a string of
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stackups. >> it is said. you can get the job without somebody coming in and ensure the new. >> the crime spree started in bel air at this street. on saturday, police say a man with a gun and demanded money from a clerk. the clerk activated an alarm. the man ran out with no cash and headed north. the guy goes into an exxon with the gun and demanded money. the owner said the employee register.the clasash the clerk was shot. >> it is getting as bad as baltimore city. >> in baltimore county, a 7- eleven is robbed at gunpoint. the same thing happened at this rural farms on baltimore avenue
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in dundalk. police say these incidents may be related to the bel air stack up. >> it is not good. he needs to be stopped, and likely he's been lucky so far. but, you know, hopefully everybody keeps an eye out and try and do that. >> as for the clerk who was shot, his boss says he is expected to be ok. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police are searching for the man -- for the person who shot and killed a man in southwest baltimore appeared the victim was shot multiple times on wall street. this happened sunday morning. anyone with information on the case should call baltimore police. >> please continue their search for a suspect. a man was it when a mercedes crashed into a van. police say the suspects fled. it was found a short time later.
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>> the police officers said they did find him. he was in the yard and his leg was broken. >> the van up there just tore apart. >> the owner of the stolen with schaas >> jistin durbin is apparently responsible for thefts in six other states. he was caught after a police pursued which ended with him a stolen vehicle. >> a man will be in court this morning. police say to the people broke into a home last year. during the attempt, a man pulled
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his own gun and shot one of them. the younger man faces a host of charges. >> casey anthony is waking up a free woman this morning. she was released from a florida jail on sunday. she was found not guilty in killing her daughter. many are wondering what kind of life she will face now. >> casey anthony interfirst moments of freedom. a quick thank-you to an officer. she made a beeline for the door. >> i'm assuming that jose said we will walk out and you'll see the cameras but we will not stop. >> out side, the woman acquitted of murdering her daughter got a firsthand look at the court of
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public opinion. more than 100 have gathered, many our raised as they watched her walk free. >> she suspended the rest of for life in jail. >> she climbed into a waiting suv, camera catching perhaps a moment of relief. the suv drove out of the jail. news choppers try to trace her next move. she slipped away. the parents said the attorney asked them to divert the media. to wonder if she is on a plane. >> she tested the lawyer and said it easy on a plane? the only response we got was that she is safe. >> her attorneys said she has received death threats.
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there was anger. >> that may leave anthony paying in other ways. she left with $500 from her account. some say a paid interview or book deal may not be far behind. for now, out of sight, but perhaps not likely to stay out of the spotlight for long. >> i am ready for it to end. >> kristen dahlgren, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i think people agree with that sentiment. 71 degrees on tv hill. a man is alive after a plastic organ transplant. >> your eyes may be the key to diagnosing alzheimer's disease. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day.
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what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> so far most of the major roadways are looking good. we have one problem in annapolis on northbound
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>> welcome back. 5:40. 77 degrees outside. that is the inner harbor temperature. we're expecting the heat to increase during the upcoming days. there is the heat in the midwest. 80's out towards dallas.
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the warm weather will be heading our way. how hot will ait get? we'll talk about the storm system off of florida as well. >> the future of diagnosing alzheimer's disease may center around the eye. early this findings are encouraging. retinal photos were compared. the wythes of certain blood vessels were different in people with alzheimer's. the degree of difference match the amount of plaque on brain scans. they are expensive and impractical for routine use. researchers are working on an eye tester alzheimer's disease. >> the world's first synthetic organ transplant. scientists in london made the .rtificial winnipwindpipe
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was not a risk of the organ been rejected. the patient was told there would be very little hope for survival. our medical coverage continues online. you'll find 12 foods with healing powers and an article on why the sun's heat hurts more than just our skin. a more at >> 5:42. a great end to the weekend for the orioles. >> they took over the field against the indians. >> the air conditioning will be cranking today. ava marie will have the complete forecast
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and
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insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. your monday morning looks good so far. northbound 97, an accident at 50. that is off to the side. you may find some delays for the next 50 minutes around artscape closures. most of those roads will reopen at 6:00 a.m. nt royal willmouny roa reopen tomorrow. a smooth ride on the west side. all the major roadways are good. west side pretty smooth. light 5 down towards edmundson. this is traffic at the key bridge. the east side is the way to go. in easy ride across the key bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of
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the mta system. good morning. >> we're still seeing a few diversions around the artscape set up. the 64 bus diverting at charles. the 11 bus southbound the verdict and maryland and north. drill and metro subway, one delay on the light rail that is running about 15 minutes late. metro subway on schedule. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to ava marie. good morning. >> good morning. as he stepped outside, a bit steamy outside. -- as you step outside, a bit steamy. temperatures around 77 at the harbor. 74 in annapolis. easton, 72. dew points have been increasing. the air has been stagnant.
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pollution will be a concern. code orange across central maryland. many not so great for sensitive groups including people with respiratory problems. maybe stay inside if you have those concerns. mostly clear skies. a few clouds will be filtering in today. we are under high pressure. hi weather is shifting in from the midwest. they're still in the 100 cost out towards texas. we will see a cold front will kick off some of thunderstorms but will not help the temperatures. the storm should hang out through tomorrow. we have a new system. we have the newest tropical storm off the eastern coast of florida. you can see the circulation with that. the wind is starting to pick up. about 45 to 50 miles per hour. still at tropical storm status.
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we're expecting bret to get near the outer banks by wednesday morning. then it will head towards bermuda. no major impact for the east coast. that is something to keep in mind if you're heading towards the ocean. rip currents may be a concern. as for our forecast, a hot one. upper 80's to mid 90's. mort humid outside. that will be the trend for the seven-day forecast. a chance of storms late tonight into tomorrow. near 100 as to get closer to friday. >> thank you. a man is under arrest following an amber alert. police say george henry washington took off with his daughter laniya brame. she is safe at home after her father threatens her life. police are still investigating a
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deadly crash on 70. a car went down an embankment near the route 30 to exit. one person was killed. >> a bike patrol officer is recovering after being dragged by a car during a drug arrest. the officer was trying to stop a man as it got into his car. police say the government through his car into reverse and striking the officer. he jumped into a canal to escape. the injured officer was treated and released from atlantic general hospital. 71 degrees on tv hill. a tremendous and into the women's world cup. >> it was a great match. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> california becomes the first state to mandate -- is getting some mixed reviews. >> our community has been censored throughout the country. women were left at of history books. gay lesbians have been left out. >> we have some elementary school-age kids and i don't
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think there was quite understand. once kids are left to understand about sexual preference, then maybe that would be appropriate. >> it is up to the individual school districts to apply the requirement. that brings us to one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this point we asked -- what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? >> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of >> good morning. we begin with the nfl. the lockout expected to be lifted on friday appeared the two sides will meet today. i talk with a member of the
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ravens and he said the ravens want the players to report to owings mills as soon as possible once the lockout is lifted. a tremendous game. the u.s. in white. alex morgan, 1-0 u.s. every time the u.s. seized control, japan came back. the game is tied at one. exit time. abby wambach. would this be the game-winner? four minutes to go. japan ties it again. penalty kicks. japan wins. an unbelievable game, won by a team literally playing for its country. we're disappointed the u.s. did not win. look at the big picture.
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you have to feel good for the japanese women. the orioles have won two in a row and welcome the red sox to camden yards. the sox beat the rays in 16 innings. this ball almost to the warehouse. fair or foul? 3-0 indians. asdrubal cabrera -- that is one of the greatest plays you'll see. spectacular double play. orioles' bullpen shuts the indians down. robert andino. his first home run since april 30. 4-3 orioles. markakis reps his ninth home run. matt wieters and adam jones also
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hit home runs. the orioles win 8-3. the orioles have won two eggs in a row since june 19. now they say, bring on the red sox. darren clarke wins the british open. how can you not feel good for the people of japan? a tremendous game. >> one of the u.s. players said they still love the olympics coming up. >> a great game. >> thank you. >> touse people making an appearance in court this morning in the robo-calls investigation. >> people cleaning up after artscape weekend. >> a whole lot of potter friends or out to see the last installment of the harry potter series. the box office numbers. >> we are in the low 70's.
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how those air conditioner is on standby. >> as the artscape cleanup continues, we will let you know when everything will reopen in the mount royal cultural district. one accident on 50.
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>> police are looking for the man they say is responsible for a string of armed robberies over the weekend. >> two weeks to go and still no debt deal. lawmakers sound confident despite the deadlock. i am kate amara in washington. >> it looks like the air conditioner is will be putting om
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